These ideas and links may help you get social from a distance if COVID-19 physical distance restrictions are in force.

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See also Seek Support and Things to Do for more ways to Keep Connected.

Find out how to stay safe online

5 tips to keep connected

  1. Find the apps that make it easy for you to connect with friends and family online
  2. Take a virtual tour of a museum or zoo; or join an online game
  3. Join an online fitness or activity to keep active
  4. Learn something new from an online teacher, maybe an instrument, or a language, or a new recipe.
  5. If you need help – ASK someone. There is help available.

Online games

Best multiplayer games for android and ios

Seniors online

Fun Trivia
The World’s Largest Trivia & Quiz Website. Free.

Facebook Groups

Here’s a list of facebook groups managed by local organisations. There are many more facebook groups across Clarence run by residents and clubs and communities. New ones are created all the time and you can even create one yourself for your neighbours or friends.

Find out how to create your own facebook group here

Stay Healthy Stay Connected (Tasmanian Government)
Stay Healthy, Stay Connected (SHSC) is an initiative of the Tasmanian Government. SHSC is a space for the Tasmanian community to connect during the coronavirus pandemic, offering tips, ideas, info & support. SHSC will provide information, ideas, tips and a space to meet whilst we are all spending more time physically apart.

Healthy Tasmania
Provide useful and reliable information about how to be healthy and well in Tasmania. Sharing tips for preparing meals and healthy eating.

Neighbour Day
Lots of ideas and support for people to help them cope with social restrictions and self isolating.

Neighbourhood Centres

Clarendon Vale Neighbourhood Centre
CVNC is a safe welcoming space for all the Clarence Plains community and its surrounds. Prepacked Fruit/Veg and Bread bags, Online social Support, Skills Kitchen- Pick up and Delivery, Supply Connection, check in service, NILS Loans, showers, washing.

More facebook groups hosted by Clarendon Vale Neighbourhood Centre:
CVNC Health and Wellness
CVNC Family Fun at home
CVNC Supporting each other
CVNC Fitness at Home
21 Days of Abundance with CVNC
CVNC Kitchen and food ideas
Clarence Plains Community Shed

Risdon Vale Neighbourhood Centre
RVNC enriches the local community by improving social connectedness, breaking down isolation and providing opportunities and programs for all members of the community to interact, participate and develop in a welcoming supportive environment. Currently providing NILS, food relief, computer access for Centrelink and MyGov and Support

Rokeby Neighbourhood Centre
Isolation packs, Fishes and Loaves, Hampers, Computer Access for MyGov, Centrelink, Job Seeker, resumes or online course information for printing, Parent support to help with home schooling, Online Programs, Nils Loans, Medical Service at the RNC Every Tuesday night from 7pm.

Warrane Mornington Neighbourhood Centre
Warrane Mornington Neighbourhood Centre will enrich the local community by improving social connectedness, breaking down isolation and providing opportunities for life long learning, recreational and social pursuits in a supportive and friendly environment. Food Assistance, NILS Loans

Community Organisations

Council of the Ageing (COTA)
COTA Tasmania’s vision is leading change for older Tasmanians.

One Community Together
One Community Together is a network of Service Providers, Businesses and Community Residents working together in Clarence Plains (Glebe Hill, Oakdowns, Clarendon Vale and Rokeby) for the community.

St Marks Church Bellerive – Online worship
St Mark’s Anglican Church in Bellerive is a place where anyone can come and find fresh life – life to the full, which Jesus offers freely and graciously. (03) 6245 1243

Local Facebook Groups (there’s many more…)

South Arm Peninsula Residents Association

Cremorne Community Group

Don’t forget to explore the Live Clarence website too! You will find lots of ideas resources and links under Neighbour Day, Eating Well and Live Safe to name a few.